TN Lawyer: 2K-Case Study Shows Executions a ‘Crapshoot’

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Which convicted murderers deserve to die? Lawyers routinely challenge the death penalty as arbitrary. A new analysis in Tennessee, believed to be one of the most comprehensive of its kind, attempts to put new numbers and data behind that argument, The Tennessean reports. Lawyers examined more than 2,000 first-degree murder cases, the only crime punishable by a death . . .

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